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Source: United Press International

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2012-04-24 00:48:19 -0700 | travel-news

The International Criminal Court announced Thursday it was expanding its probe into war crimes in Ivory Coast to include those allegedly committed since 2002. Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo was handed over to The Hague in October to face charges...
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Source: Macleans

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2012-02-03 17:39:29 -0800 | travel-news

A lawyer for Laurent Gbagbo says the International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for the deposed former Ivory Coast president. Paris-based lawyer Emmanuel Altit says the ICC issued the order Tuesday to Gbagbo through Ivory Coast state prosecutors....
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Source: The Daily Herald

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-12-25 19:19:59 -0800 | travel-news

The Bamako-based unit of the lender that operates in 11 African nations will hold an initial public offering, Gillet said in an interview in Abidjan, Ivory Coasts commercial capital, on Oct. 7, without providing details. It will be the fifth...
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Source: The Courier-Mail

Duékoué :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-08-08 18:51:46 -0700 | travel-news

AT least 1000 people were killed in western Ivory Coast during the five-month crisis that followed a disputed presidential election, the UN mission in the country said. "At least 1012 people, among them 103 women and 42 children, were killed"...
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Breaking News: Ivory Coast asks for ICC probe
Source: BBC

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-07-20 03:07:34 -0700 | travel-news

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has asked the International Criminal Court to investigate allegations of serious human rights crimes committed during the country's recent turmoil. This was because "Ivorian justice [was] not at this time best placed to reveal the...
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Source: United Press International

Dakar :: Senegal | updated 2011-10-25 18:20:45 -0700 | travel-news

The situation in Ivory Coast is still considered tense for Western nationals though the overall threat level is subsiding, the British government announced. Ivory Coast is struggling to recover from a political stalemate that simmered since November.
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Source: BBC

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-07-14 00:18:33 -0700 | travel-news

Some 200 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by retreating militiamen and Liberian mercenaries loyal to ousted Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo, officials say. The killings happened last week in coastal communities as the fighters headed for the Liberian border,...
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Source: CNN

Athens :: IL :: USA | updated 2011-07-21 23:23:13 -0700 | business-news

Forensic experts have unearthed about 68 bodies from another cluster of mass graves in war-torn Ivory Coast, a United Nations spokeswoman said Monday...High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland, said human rights investigators found a total of 10 mass...
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Source: Belleville News-Democrat

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-07-12 19:00:02 -0700 | travel-news

A resident of a restive suburb of Ivory Coast's commercial capital says 29 bodies have been found in a new mass grave. Yopougon resident Brahima Bakayoko says militants loyal to arrested strongman Laurent Gbagbo swept through the neighborhood amid celebrations...
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Source: CNN

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-07-05 07:14:29 -0700 | travel-news

Heavy fighting continued Tuesday in Yopougon between forces loyal to President Alassane Ouattara and militiamen loyal to former President Laurent Gbagbo even as he was said to have accepted his loss of power. The military operation was launched Monday by...
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Source: Taiwan News

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-08-28 05:31:11 -0700 | travel-news

The winner will represent Africa in the 12-nation men's lineup at the 2012 London Olympics. Africa confederation confirmed Madagascar as host after making an inspection tour last week. Ivory Coast fell behind schedule building the main competition venue after the...
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Source: SF Bay View

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2012-11-02 05:42:37 -0700 | travel-news

Jean Damu Ouattara's forces have taken control of much of Abidjan and are wiping out pockets of resistance, according to an AFP report. Photo: AFP As peace loving and progressive forces in the West and in the U.S. Islamic countries...
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Source: Leader Post Online

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-08-08 07:56:04 -0700 | travel-news

Polio has broken out in Ivory Coast, with three children confirmed as having the crippling disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. The UN agency warned that the virus may spread within Ivory Coast, where disease surveillance is...
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Source: Belleville News-Democrat

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2011-06-20 18:45:56 -0700 | travel-news

Shooting erupted Saturday in a sprawling Abidjan neighborhood where fighters loyal to Ivory Coast's arrested strongman Laurent Gbagbo have sought refuge, residents of the area said. The shooting appeared to be between residual forces of a pro-Gbagbo militia and forces...
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Source: Tulsa World

Abidjan :: Ivory Coast | updated 2012-11-02 03:13:46 -0700 | travel-news

The extent of strongman Laurent Gbagbo's arsenal is now coming into focus as it is discovered in caches around the city, enough military might to wage an extended civil war, had Gbagbo not been captured on Monday. "We have here...
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